In the new role, Grimaud will head up HTI’s UK national accounts and its international sales teams.

HTI promotes Anthony Grimaud to new VP role

HTI has announced the promotion of Anthony Grimaud to the newly created role of VP global sales.

For the past two years Grimaud held the position of VP for international sales at the company.

In the new role, Grimaud will head up HTI’s UK national accounts and its international sales teams with overall responsibility for the company’s sales function.

Plus, Grimaud will also focus on creating and developing relationships with retailers and distributors.

Grimaud has over 17 years of experience in the toy industry, having previously held roles at Tiger Electronics, Hasbro, Lexibook and Spin Master.

Colin Houlihan, executive director at HTI, said: “Anthony has proved himself to be a key member of the HTI senior management team. He brings many years of knowledge and experience in toy industry sales.”

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